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Egyptian Art Subject Guide

A pathfinder designed to educate people who are interested in Egyptian Art.

World Wide Web Resources

Art History Resources on the Web

This wonderfully comprehensive Art History resource offers a wealth of information on Egyptian art including links to museums as well as historical guides to put the material in proper context.

The Art of the Fake: Egyptian Forgeries

“Showcases a variety of forgeries from the Kelsey Museum of Archeology alongside examples of genuine Egyptian antiquities, including sculptures, mummy portraits and other artifacts.”

Louvre Museum
The Louvre Museum in Paris holds a collection of some of the world's finest art. A search on Egypt will bring up pages of results, ranging from Egyptian ceramics to funeral art.

The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt

“This online exhibit includes a virtual tour inside a full-scale tomb, the exhibition film, and multimedia slideshows of specific objects. To use these multimedia resources, you must have QuickTime or RealPlayer installed on your computer.”

Print Resources


The dictionary of art / edited by Jane Turner New York, NY : Grove's Dictionaries, c1996. Call # R 703 DI

Non Fiction

Hawass, Zahi A. Hidden treasures of ancient Egypt : unearthing the masterpieces of Egyptian history Washington, DC : National Geographic Society, c2004. Call # 932 HA

Hodge, Susie Ancient Egyptian art Des Plaines, IL : Heinemann Interactive Library, c1998.  Call # J 709 HO

Mall¯akh, Kam¯al Treasures of the Nile : art of the temples and tombs of Egypt New York, NY : Newsweek, c1980.  Call # 709.3 MA

Educational Videos

Museum masterpieces [videorecording] : the Metropolitan Museum of Art [Chantilly, VA] : The Teaching Company, c2008. Call # DVD 708.1 MUS

Tut [videorecording] : the boy king  [United States] : NBC : Distributed by Monterey Media Inc., c2005. Call # DVD 932.014 TU

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